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the highway patrol is is investigating a crash involving a deputy and an atv. you see one of the vehicles involved. we're going to have a live report in just a minute. first let's check in with alyssa corfont to find out about the forecast. good morning to you at home. we're starting off with a cloudy sky outside but the clouds going to slowly shift off to our east right now the edge is right around the charlotte area so it won't be long before we start to see some clearing conditions of in the meantime the cloudy skies of that been around keeping us a bit mild. 55 in raleigh, 58 in durham, now, 50 in sanford. 58 in littleton, 57 in fayetteville, clinton you're at 60, the low 50s around clayton and goldsboro, one area still holding onto the 40s, louisburg and south hill as we get this friday morning started. take a jacket and the sunglasses. 67 at lunchtime today, 72 our high, still well above seasonal for
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we're back into the upper 60s by 6 p.m. tonight. right now let's check in this is a serious accident we're tracking many accidents this morning or a few any ways. this serious accident is on i-40 eastbound and it is closed right now at airport boulevard. here's some alternate routes for you i-540 eastbound to aviation parkway and back to i-40 eastbound will get you through the airport and around this accident. if you'd like to go another way nc 540 to highway 64 eastbound then to highway 1 northbound. and what we're seeing live out on the scene is a lot of emergency crews responding to this accident. this is on i-40 eastbound near aviation parkway where the road is closed so i'm expecting major backups until this accident is cleared. i'm going to send it over. >> thanks. all right breaking news
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the highway patrol is investigating a crash involving a lee county deputy and an atv. >> emma, what are you finding out? >> well, we know this accident happened between a lee county sheriffs deputy and an atv. right now the road where this happened is closed. we're pretty close to the road. you can see the lee county sheriffs deputy car on the side of the road it looks like a serious crash. you can see the air bag deployed and the front of the car has some serious damage. the driver's side door is opened. on the other side of the road we're seeing that atv. for a while it was pushed up against a group of mailboxes there. we've seen highway patrol out there here. they're looking at the atv right now. we saw them pull it away from
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they're doing some sort of investigation. we know they've had this road closed since 1 o'clock this morning. we just saw some fire trucks and emergency vehicles pull away from the scene but highway patrol still out here and still investigating. we're still looking for information about who was involved in this crash. highway patrol says this still is very much an active investigation. we will of course continue to be out here and will bring you more information as we get it. for now reporting live in sanford i'm emma wright cbs north carolina. breaking overnight in texas police shot and killed two suspected robbers and injured two others outside of a furniture store. investigators say five people were robbing the store last night when the suspects pointed their weapons at officers and there was a gun battle. two suspects were arrested. no officers were hurt. and this morning hundreds of rescued animals will be ready to find new homes.
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brought back to health after a raid. the nearly 700 animals were rescued from a place called the haven which self described animal rescue but the aspca says instead of helping they were actually hurting the 1,000 animals on the property. >> many of them were in poor condition, hungry and dehydrated. the aspca says all of the animals have been well cared for since they were rescued and hope that they can find new homes. >> we're just really excited to be able to get them out of that situation and get them here into the shelter. >> the adoptions start today at 10 in the morning. the owners facing several charges including animal cruelty. right now the faa is investigating after a flight from rdu had to make an emergency landing in new york. the flight was headed to new
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turbulence and was struck by lightning. it landed safely at jfk. earlier this morning we heard from passengers who described the really frightening experience. >> like out of nowhere. >> it was a flash of light and a big explosion, the plane dipped about 100 feet, i don't know, it just felt like i was on a roller coaster. >> my last meal was going to be the bag of peanuts and the cup of water i got on the flight. i'm glad we made it safe. >> they can laugh about it now. thankfully nobody was hurt. today a murder suspect is expected in a wake county courtroom. raleigh police arrested ragland. he and a teenager shot and killed diaz and rodriguez. now, the teenaged suspect is still on the run of he's considered armed and dangerous. call police if you
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a week after a man and woman were found dead in a home in johnston county authorities announce an arrest. gerald paul junior erwin win. now, authorities say jones and jessica pyatt were shot to death inside a home. her mother says her daughter was friends with both of those arrested. >> it's always worse when you think that you can trust somebody and it being the person thaw love, it's a friend and trust and then they he do something horrible. >> why would you do this to someone? how could you do this to someone? what was your reasoning? and we just -- we don't know why. >> paul is already being held at the harnett county jail at the time of his arrest accused of possessing meth.
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american men more likely to be pulled over by police in durham. police department asked for the study to be done to try to find a bias is a factor in traffic stops in particular the researchers found this issue was most pronounced when it comes to the high enforcement abatement team. they focus on issues like drugs and gang violence. they looked at traffic stops in the evening and then compared the results between when it was still light out and when it was dark. they found african american men were 20% more likely to be pulled over during daylight hours when an officer can see the race of the driver. >> i want to say we heard you. we may have thought we did not but we did and the request for this report is evidence of that. >> okay so researchers did not find any evidence of racial bias among female drivers and looked at data from other cities and
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here in north raleigh we're looking out over the beltline a few more cars. here's your satellite radar composite we've seen some extra clouds throughout the overnight. it won't be long before we see a break in all that cloud cover. one thing we did not see overnight rain, most of that stayed off to our south. let's talk temperatures still at 60 in clinton but fayetteville and littleton both in the upper 50s, sanford is now at 50 as well. let me walk you through your day we'll be in the low 50s around # a.m. we climb to 58 by 10 a.m., mid-60s at lunchtime that is already warmer than where we should be for this time of year of the temperatures will continue to climb 72 our high and back into the upper 60s by 6 o'clock for your drive home or maybe firing up the grill outside to celebrate the end of the work week. all will stay dry today. now, we are tracking the chance for rain over the weekend.
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with today that is for sure. former subway spokesman jared fogle is making headlines again, and a new member of the state capitol police is already doing you're unpacking already? yeah, help me find some mugs. sure. (beep) hey... o.k. they'll do. wake up to the mountain grown aroma of folgers. the best part of wakin' up so, where do you want to start? i think this is a pretty good place.
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right now we want to update you on on the breaking news that we brought to you at the top of this newscast. >> the highway patrol is investigating a crash involving a lee county department and an atv. >> emma wright is the first at the scene, what else is happening now? >> so i just talked with highway patrol literally 30 seconds ago and they say a lee county sheriffs deputy was making his
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and say he was looking around at the ward memorial church which is here they say that's when an atv driver was riding down the center lane kind of riding the double yellow lines right there and they ended up crashing head on. the highway patrol tells us that the name of the drivers is shelton mcclane. they say this is still under investigation. they say the deputy was taken to the hospital in sanford and the driver of the atv he they say when he hit head on with the deputy he was ejected from the atv and ended up off the side on the shoulder of the road. they say they're investigating the atv. they say he took the headlights from the atv with him. they're going to investigate make sure that they were working properly trying to figure out how these two ended up crashing on here head on on
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they say this is very much still an active investigation. we are going to continue to follow this story of course and we will bring you more updates later on in the show as we get them. right now former subway spokesman jared fogle is at the center of another court battle. >> a federal lawsuit was filled by a plaintiff identified as jane doe, now, she's a minor who wants $300,000 for personal injuries and emotional distress. now, in addition to foe angle a married couple also named in that lawsuit. the head of his charity and says he used hidden cameras in his home to secretly film minors and shared those pictures with him. right now baltimore ravens
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crash in miami. police have not released any details about the crash. the ravens drafted the 23-year old in the 4th round of last year's draft. the head coach released a statement saying quote this is devastating news. our prayers and hopes with tray and his family. well two of our local college basketball teams advancing. both unc and duke will play tomorrow. >> we're travel with the the blue devils and has a look ahead. >> reporter: coming off a close win duke is now shifting its focus to saturday's match up against yale. they'll be looking to build off their performance on thursday. duke's moving onto the next round after a close nail biting game. >> they were really good.
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mean, i -- i've been doing this this is i think i've coached 115 ncaa games, and this team really is what the ncaa tournament is all about. >> duke fans excited in the performance of senior center the team at half time. >> he told us he's got us, and that he was going to be the best that we knew he could and he responded. >> we won because we had a 23-year old. and these other kids developing players. >> they overcame a hostile crowd full of uncw fans. >> acc did a really good job of preparing us being in those environments kinds of helped us for this moment. >> in the second half we were very good. i mean, really good, and we had to be because they
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>> and as duke gets ready for the next round fans optimistic. the momentum. all it takes is one win to get you going. so once you get started who knows. >> both teams set to practice today. we'll have full coverage in the evening shows beginning at 5 and 6. >> thanks. hopefully you're having some fun out there too. it was a nail biter for fans in durham watching the back and forth. and although duke is on spring break it was still easy to find fans out there. they were spread out across the bull city at their favorite spots. even the unc is on spring break fans were still out to watch the tar heels in the first round and these fans came a lot farther than main campus to watch the game. one woman came all the way from south dakota to watch the tar heels. it wasn't just for the game. the trip was also a reunion. they tell us no
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each other or chapel hill it will always be home. >> the place gets in your blood. it's not just a means to an end. it really -- it's part of your life. >> several people we spoke with yesterday made trips from out of state just like her to be in chapel hill for the first game in the tournament. and turning to your forecast now it's 5:50 on this friday morning. we're at a current temperature of 55 degrees. pretty middle as we start off our morning. temperatures elsewhere 51 in henderson in the upper 40s around louisburg and south hill. sanford you're at 50 but at one point you were also in the upper 40s, 55 in pinehurst. plan for temperatures to be in the low 50s around 8 a.m. so you may want that light jacket. 66 by noon today and then a high of 72. yesterday we hit 77 so this is going to be a bit of a cool down but remember normal or this
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around 64 degrees. so well above that mark and if you are keeping track today will be the 12th day in a row with temperatures above normal. that changes over the weekend. so make sure you're soaking it all in today. cloudy skies as we start right now but you can see the back edge of the system which means the clouds going to break up. so that's what our future forecast shows for today. we'll kind of breeze right through it. the biggest changes overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. clouds spill into central north carolina. for the most part we're going to be dry for the start of our saturday. we could see a shower or two. better chances going to develop as we head throughout the day. so scattered chances possible as we head throughout noon. if you have something that you need to get down outdoors on saturday do it as early as possible. now,
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cloudy, not as warm, 76 in pinehurst, 75 in arrest. along our eastern most communities, 73 in wilson, 73 in johnston county, then for the triangle we're looking for a high in raleigh and cary. overnight we're turning cloudy pretty chilly as well 44 our overnight low. winds not going to be an issue for us tonight. tomorrow and sunday the chance for some rain. 58 on saturday. look at the high on sunday 49 degrees and that is the start of spring. it's not going to feel anywhere near it but keep in mind spring begins at 12:30 in the morning that's when the sun is directly over the equator. next week more spring like conditions will finally return. let's switch gears and check in with traffic. here's i-40 and aviation parkway, boy is
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the accident that was out there on i-40 eastbound has been moved to the shoulder and it looks like traffic in both directions is getting by at this point in time. so you don't have to worry by the alternate routes. good news to report before a lot of you hit the road. on neighboring airport boulevard we do have an accident this morning that accident at garden square lane. so if you're heading in this direction stay alert. also stay alert as you are traveling on i-40 eastbound that accident is just on the shoulder.
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with us right now the state capitol police officer is brand new and how adorable is he. >> he's got quite the nose for safety too. he's a 20-month old
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he's going to be out patrolling the state capitol and other state buildings. he's trained to sniff out different types of explosives, his handler has been working with him for a few weeks now and says he's a great partner. >> the explosive dog is a very important asset something that you hope you never have to use but if you need it it's there. >> officer johnson and the dog were part of the team that searched the arena before the ncaa tournament to make sure you were going to be safe. well sea world says they want to turn the tied of negative publicity. it follows backlash from the 2013 documentary black fish over its treatment of orcas. they will live out their lives at the parks and they'll replace the shows with new exhibits that show case killer whales natural behavior in the wild. sea world
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killer whale from the wild in 40 years. right now fire crews monitoring hot spots after a building caught fire in california. it was a welding shop. firefighters rescued three dogs from the building shortly after the dog's owner grabbed them. you can see that right there. there go those dogs. luckily no one was hurt. >> so happy they made that rescue. >> for sure. well, you're used to seeing water coolers at work but what about a beer keg. >> it is on tap 24/7 in about 100 companies in chicago, the reason offering beer in the office keeps the talent in the office. when the taps flowing so the ideas. there are also couches and ping-pong tables. where's the wine? >> i don't think it would be good for a news room. >> we continue to follow breaking news out of lee county that's where an atv rider died after a crash involving a deputy. >> emma wright is there at the
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we'll have right now an active scene in lee county as investigators try to determine what caused a deadly atv and deputy's car to collide, a live report just ahead. plus breaking overnight. >> like out of nowhere. >> passengers from raleigh safe on the ground but have a scary tale to tell. and march madness continues to local teams still dancing. what's next? good morning and thanks for watching. >> good morning to you. we're going to get you right over to storm team meteorologist alyssa corfont for the forecast. good morning. today will be another beautiful day and enjoy every minute of it because over the weekend i'm expecting cloudy

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